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Poster: dilcurrie Date: Mar 25, 2009 11:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

i live 30 miles from dublin and i wont be bothering!

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Mar 25, 2009 12:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

Come on! Don't you want to see the lovely ladies that turn out for this - close to 30 odd years later?

Saving my bucks for that Banarama/Kid Creole & The Coconuts reunion tour (they might play a state fair with Flock of Seagulls).

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Poster: dilcurrie Date: Mar 25, 2009 1:49pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

frank turners actually on the same night - probably a much better punt

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Poster: bluedevil Date: Mar 25, 2009 1:59pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

David Byrne Dispels Talking Heads Reunion Rumors


The rumor mills have been spinning with talk of a possible Talking Heads reunion, but it looks like David Byrne has dispelled these hopeful thoughts. Sorry Talking Heads fans, but it looks like you’ll be more likely to see Byrne twirling around in a tutu on stage these days, than seeing him team up with his former band anytime soon.

In response to an interview with Metro, Byrne said “I’m not keen and it’s unlikely to happen. I don’t need the money badly enough.” Talking Heads haven’t been on stage together since 2002 when they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.

The band split up in 1991, and Byrne has been busy with numerous side projects since, including his record label Luaka Bop and most recently, his collaboration with New York dance trio Brazilian Girls on “Losing Myself” — Byrne’s third hip-hop/dance collab of 2009 according to Rolling Stone.

Byrne will be taking the stage in June as one of the headliners for this year’s Bonnaroo music festival, so if you need your Talking Heads fix, don’t worry. Byrne will most likely be taking your mind on a classically conceptual “Head trip” — adorned with tutus and props galore.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Mar 25, 2009 3:43pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

Crap.

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Poster: dilcurrie Date: Mar 25, 2009 1:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

that is frightening thought - im saving my euros for nofx and frank turner and maybe some of the other oldies crossing the pond this summer

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Poster: Dead Surfer Date: Mar 25, 2009 12:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: A show of hands... for this?

None-no Jerry,no Brent,no way but I hope you have fun at the shows.

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Poster: Ole Uncle John Date: Mar 26, 2009 5:44am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Have fun though!

I have zero interest in going to see them anymore.

Saw the Jerryless Futhur Festival in 96 and realized it was all over for me.

I hope all who go have a blast, especially those who may have arrived too late to experience the GD.

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Poster: rastamon Date: Mar 27, 2009 4:49am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Have fun though!

ole john, considering the lineup in '96 I don't blame you, I saw the show that year at the Shoreline & I was underwhelmed. I think that was even before The Other Ones..like...Ratdog & Friends(?) I'll have to check.
Anyway, the scene was enjoyable. It was definitly worth the price of a ticket to see some post-Garcia New Year Shows and Phil & Friends @ 1999>2001.

Dammit Jerry! All that talent & cash and you could'nt make health a priority! He chose his path and died in the process. Of course we'll all die of something, but health is somewhat in ones own sphere of control. 52yrs old is way too young to check out, if you can help it.